Nas set to headline 2016 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Headlining this year’s Festival is none other than legendary Queensbridge MC, Harvard scholar, and entrepreneur Nasir Jones better known as NAS.  Joining Nas is Bed-Stuy’s own Fabolous, the Brooklyn MC who has defied father time himself and remained a force in the industry for almost two decades.  Also on the bill for the Finale Concert are fellow Brooklynite, activist and MC,  Talib Kweli and Rapsody, one of Hip-Hop’s hottest wordsmiths and influencers. They will be joined by Festival house DJ, Rob Swift, hosts  Uncle Ralph McDaniels and Torae and many more artists to be announced. More info at | @bkhiphopfest
2016 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
2016 Schedule of Events
July 13th – The Hip-Hop Institute. Lectures, panels, and workshops dedicated to the study and advancement of issues of entrepreneurship and criminal justice in our community.
Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
July 14th – The Dummy Clap Film Festival. A celebration of Hip-Hop as told through the moving image. Screenings of old school films, documentaries, and shorts.  As well as Masters Classes from leading filmmakers both indie and major.
Location: Medgar Evers College, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
July 15th – Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition. A night dedicated to showcasing all aspects of the culture.  DJ showcases, dance battles, sneaker exhibit, live art  as well as original art installations.
Location: St. Ann’s Warehouse,  45 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn
July 16th – The Finale Concert. The culmination of our programming. The legendary show that has created unforgettable memories for over a decade. The place where old school legends share the stage with next generation’s stars.
Featuring: Nas, Fabolous, Talib Kweli, Rapsody, DJ Rob Swift and more. Hosted by Uncle Ralph McDaniels and Torae.
Location: Main Stage – Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO, Brooklyn
Second Stage at St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn